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Instructions and Contact Info

Next Portrait Sittings Schedule

 

Jr-Sr Prom: Friday, 5/29/15

 


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Neirad Archives

Issues back to 1939

 

We, the members of the Darien High School community, believe that learning best occurs in an environment that is safe, supportive, respectful, and intellectually challenging for all students, one that promotes personal excellence through active, collaborative, and creative thinking; individual growth; and development of the skills and integrity necessary to become productive members of society.

Monday

9/15

Tuesday

9/16

Wednesday

9/17

Thursday

9/18

Friday

9/19

G Day

H Day A Day

B Day

Homeroom &

Open House

C Day

 

ALL SCHOOL NEWS

 

DHS Open House for Parents, Thursday, 9/18

Program Begins in Homerooms at 7:15pm

Please Remember Parking is Always Very Tight

Access to DHS Will be by Noroton Avenue Only


Students Will Bring Home a Copy of Their Schedules on Thursday

Schedules Also Available in Homerooms, and at Attendance Desk

 

Parents Will Follow Their Child's Schedule

"Classes" Start at 7:30pm, Last Class Ends at 9:25pm


During Any "Frees" Visit the Cafe for DHSPA Hospitality and

Sales of Directories, Spirit Wear, and Student Publications


Guidance Information Sessions by Grade Level All Night

Grade  9: Room A-206

Grade 10: Room B-212

Grade 11: Room B-115

Grade 12: Room B-108

 

DHS Reads Friday, 9/19

On Friday, 9/19, All Students and Staff Will Meet in a

Classroom Setting to Discuss Unbroken, Facilitated by

Student Leaders with a Teacher Present


 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

 

HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK

Dress Up and Show Your Blue Wave Pride!

Monday - USA Day

Tuesday - Preppy Day

Wednesday - Pink Day

Friday - BWP Day

 

Homeroom Door Decorating Contest

Special Homeroom on Monday, Best Door Wins Pizza!

Bring in Supplies and Get Ready to Design

 

More Details to Come on the Pep Rally and Dance!


2014-2015 Club Listing

 

 

Wednesday, 9/17 Math Team 2:30 B-111
Ethnic Food 2:30 B-303
Asian Culture 2:30 B-330
Thursday, 9/18 Anatomy 2:30 C-210
Art in Action 2:30 F-105
Best Buddies 2:30 A-203
Model UN 2:30 G-203
Debate 5:30 A-206

 

 

GUIDANCE NEWS

 

Upcoming College Visits to DHS

College Visits Are For Students Only, Please

All Visits Take Place in the College & Career Center

Logon to Naviance and Check "Colleges" Tab


SAT and ACT Calendar Here

 

Regional College Fairs List Here

 

PSAT at DHS, Saturday, 10/18

Open to Grade 10 and Grade 11

Registration 9/29-10/3 in the Cafe

$30 Check Payable to DHS

Questions?  See Your Guidance Counselor

 

 

ATHLETICS NEWS


Athletic Events Schedule Here

 

Boys Basketball Meeting

Thursday, 9/18, 2:30pm, Room B-101

The Athletic Director Will Update Players on

The Search for a New Head Coach

 

Girls Basketball Pre-Season Meeting

Thursday, 9/18, 2:30pm, Wrestling Room

All Who Are Interested in Playing This Year Should Attend


Boys Basketball Open Gym - DHS North Gym

Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm & Fridays, 6-7:30pm

**First Friday Session is October 3**

Returning and Prospective Players for the

Upcoming Season are Welcome to Attend

Adult-Supervised Drills and Scrimmages

Questions?  Email John Swetye

 

Girls Ice Hockey Used Sports Equipment Sale

Saturday, 9/20, 9am-1pm, DHS Cafeteria

In Advance of Our Sale, We are Collecting All Types of Used

Athletic Equipment (Except Skis/Ski Boots and Large

Fitness Machines) Donations Can Be Dropped Off at Boxes

In the Darien Ice Rink and the MMS Rotunda

 

Boys Lacrosse Pre-Season Meeting

Monday, 9/29, 7:00-8:30pm, DHS Cafeteria

All Returning and Prospective Players and a Parent

Should Attend This Organizational Meeting

Questions? Email Coach Jeff Brameier

 


 


Homeroom Day Schedule
September 18th, 2014


DHS Open House, Begins in Homerooms at 7:15pm
September 18th, 2014


DHS Reads Unbroken Event
September 19th, 2014


Homeroom Day Schedule
September 22nd, 2014


Rosh Hashanah, No School
September 25th, 2014


Delegation from China Arrives
September 27th, 2014

Aspen Support

Email aspen@darienps.org


Need An Aspen Account?

Signup for the Parent Portal here


SchoolMessenger Texts

Emergency Info To Your Phone

Opt-in Information here


Lunch Account Deposit

Deposit With Credit Card here

 

Attendance Line

203-655-3981, Option 3

Safe School Safety Plan

The Darien Board of Education is

Committed to Creating and

Maintaining an Educational

Environment Free from

Bullying, Harassment

and Discrimination.

Read the Plan Here.

If You Have Any Concerns,

Please Contact a DHS Administrator.

21st Century Learning Expectations

Darien High School students will:


1. think critically, creatively, collaboratively, and adaptively;

2. communicate effectively;

3. develop effective reading, research, and observation strategies;

4. demonstrate an awareness of multiple cultural and intellectual perspectives;

5. demonstrate personal responsibility and ethical decision-making;

6. lead healthy, balanced lives; and

7. positively and responsibly contribute to the school and larger communities.


First revision of NEASC Follow-Up Committee, March 2013

Community Council & Faculty Approval, April 2013

Pending Board of Education Approval

Safe Rides 203-655-6551

DHS Webmaster

Email: Meg Ricci

Phone: 203-655-3981 x2318